of Anthony Smallwood
Directorate General for External Relations (RELEX).
(15 Sept 1995 – present).
and Head of Press and Public Diplomacy, European
Commission Delegation to the USA (16 February
2007 to present)
Head of Delegation, First Counsellor and Chargé
European Commission Delegation to Trinidad and
Tobago (15 Sept 2003 – 15 Feb 2007).
F/3. Principal Administrator responsible for
co-ordination, follow-up and overview of EU policies
and Association Agreement negotiations with Egypt
(Aug 1997 – Aug 2003).
1B/A/5: Principal Administrator
responsible for oversight of MEDA programmes in
higher education, S&T, innovation, and information
technology. Secretary to the Euro-Mediterranean
Information Society Action Plan Group.
(Sept 1995 to July 1997).
ERASMUS Bureau – Brussels.
Co-Director. (Sept 1988 to June
Programme funded 2,500 inter-university networks and
mobility grants to 150,000 students and 10,000 staff
annually. Ex-officio middle-east advisor to the
secretary-general of the European Cultural
Foundation (the Netherlands).
BRITISH COUNCIL: London and Milan.
(Sept 1986 to Sept 1988).
Head Middle East Unit. Overseas Division, London.
Director British Council Milan. Italy.
Higher Education Division. Lead Consultant on US
study-abroad patterns in Europe.
Directorate-General for Development (DG 8 A/1).
(July 1984 to Aug 1986).
Responsible for defining human resource policy for
the EU’s multilateral development aid programme (EDF);
co-ordinating with donors; and drafting the
Commission's Manual for Preparing and Appraising
Education and Training Programmes.
BRITISH COUNCIL: London and overseas.
(Sept 1976 to July 1984).
Divisional Support Officer/Acting Rep. Pretoria,
Beirut, Athens. (July 1983 - June 1984.)
Regional Officer responsible for the Occupied
Territories of West Bank and Gaza; and for
monitoring activities in Iran/Iraq, the Mashraq, and
Ethiopia. (Jan 1982 - July 1983.)
Assistant Representative British Council: Brasilia,
Brazil. (Jan 1979 - Dec 1981.)
Assistant and Acting Representative: British
Council, Kuwait (Sept 1976 - Dec 1978).
(Oct 1975 - Sept 1976).
North Oxfordshire Higher Education College (UK):
Modern History and general studies.
Fairleigh Dickenson University (UK-Wroxton Campus):
Workers Education Association: International
Politics and the Modern Middle East.
Open University (UK) tutor in Comparative Politics.
Imperial Tobacco Company.
(Sept 1964 - Sept 1968).
Cadet economist working on company and sector
analysis, diversification strategy, industrial
market research, and investment identification.
Bristol Polytechnic (UK) HNC Business Studies.
1964 – 1965.
University of Keele (UK): BA International
Relations. 1968 – 1973.
Reed College, Oregon (USA): Reed Exchange Scholar.
1971 – 1972.
Oxford University (UK): postgraduate research on the
Baghdad Pact. 1973 - 1976.
LANGUAGES and PERSONAL.
English & French, Portuguese (rusty).
British national, born in Kenya 28th July
1945. Married with two children.